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Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
to replace lisa jackson at the epa. mccarthy currently serves as assistant administrator for the epa office of air and radiation. the nuclear physicist ernest moniz meanwhile is reportedly the pick to head the energy department. a former undersecretary of energy under president clinton, moniz currently heads the energy initiative at mit the group food and water watch has started a petition against his potential bid, citing his support to the gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. virginia lawmakers have approved a new measure imposing strict requirements for photo id at the polls. the bill would force voters to produce government-issued documents such as a driver's license, passport or a voter-id card in order to cast their ballots. although republican governor bob mcdonnell is expected to sign the measure into law, the justice department will have to sign off on its adoption. the voting rights act mandates federal oversight of voting laws in states with a history of disenfranchising african- americans. the fbi has launched a probe of potential insider trading in t
Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
more than 53 million gallons of radioactive waste. from a democratic congressmember jesse jackson, jr. has a plead -- agreed to plead guilty to using more than $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. a federal indictment from prosecutors shows jackson steered donations towards purchases including music memorabilia and items for his home. jackson resigned last year after several-month leave to seek treatment for bipolar disorder. in a statement, jackson said -- he faces up to five years in jail and fines up to two and a $50,000. democratic senator bob menendez of new jersey is reportedly being investigated for allegedly having sex while prostitutes -- with prostitutes crossing at the home of a top donor in the dominican republic. he has denied the allegations and no evidence has emerged to back them up. he is already facing a senate ethics committee probe over his ties to the donor in question. new york city bus drivers have ended a months-long strike after failing to win concessions from new york mayor michael bloomberg. more than a thousand school bus drivers and matrons have b
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
." ♪ [music break] >> mahalia jackson singing to check how i got over" at the 1963 march on washington. that is a clip from the 1970 documentary, "king: a filmed record...from montgomery to memphis." we return to the film with ruby dee reading the poem "frederick douglass." then we arrived at the march on washington august 28, 1963 and hear first from the activist their breast and then a philip randolph from one of the organizers of the march. he introduces martin luther king, jr.. >>when it is finally ours, this freedom, this liberty, this beautiful and terrible thing, needful to man as air, usable as earth; when it belongs at last to all, when it is truly instinct, brain matter, diastole, systole, reflex action; when it is finally won; when it is more than the gaudy mumbo jumbo of politicians: this man, this douglass, this former slave, this negro beaten to his knees, exiled, visioning a world where none is lonely, none hunted, alien, this man, superb in love and logic, this man shall be remembered. oh, not with statues' rhetoric, not with legends and poems and wreaths of bronze alon
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
, william henry jackson. together they selected the most impressive views. moran made drawings and watercolor sketches, blocking in forms d contours, quickly noting the colors of the terrain and the sulfurous deposits for which yellowstone is named. back in newark, new jersey, moran began what he termed his "big picture," "the grand canyon of the yellowstone." for moran, the spiritual, natural and aesthetic realms should blend to create a great impression. to that end, he combined different points of view into one dramatic panorama. moran explained, the precipitous rocks on the right were really at my back when i stood at that point. yet in their present position, they are strictly true to pictorial nature. my aim was to bring before the public the character of that region. narrator: reporting to congress, hayden suggested that the geyser region of yellowstone be set apart as a national park. congressman william kelly of pennsylvania also promoted the legislation, no doubt eager to please jay cooke, a prominent constituent. cookundetood the economic benefits for his northe paci
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